Beginning essay Writing: Exactly About Me

Beginning essay Writing: Exactly About Me

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Materials and preparation

  • Story paper
  • Lined paper
  • Crayons
  • Pencils
  • write
  • sentence
  • topic

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to write an easy story about one topic with relevant details.


  • Tell the students that today, they could draw and color a picture about something that means they are happy.
  • Provide them with time to brainstorm some topics.
  • Provide them with several ideas such as animals, toys, games, favorite food if they’re stuck and can’t think about anything.

Explicit Instruction/Teacher modeling

  • Choose a subject of great interest to you personally.
  • Draw a photo to go right along with it. Show the learning students the way the drawing need not be perfect.
  • Demonstrate for the learning students how you would choose words that describe your picture.
  • Make a listing and write those expressed words from the board.
  • Use 2-3 of those expressed words in a sentence.
  • Show the students how the sentences relate with the image.

Gu >(15 minutes)

  • Instruct the students to think about several words that tell concerning the picture they drew.
  • Have them write the expressed words on lined paper.

Independent time that is working

  • Tell the students to think about sentences that tell about their pictures before they start writing.
  • Have students turn and talk to an elbow partner to spell it out the point that is essential to them orally using details that are relevant
  • Ask them to write 1-2 sentences about the image.


  • Enrichment: Encourage advanced students to publish a paragraph about their picture. They might desire to add additional pictures and writing, encourage them to take action.
  • Support: Struggling students may concentrate on correct spelling. Because this is beginning writing, encourage them to sound out words or phonetically write them. It is possible to assist them.


  • Collect the papers.
  • Browse the sentences. Check to make sure they match the image and stayed on topic.
  • If students stayed on topic, they can independently write more.
  • Meet individually with students who may need extra help.

Review and closing

  • Allow students to share with you a partner to their writing before choosing a couple of volunteers to fairly share their writing utilizing the whole class.

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